A woman accused of murdering her husband said she "should have stabbed him more" as she was arrested, a court has heard.
Penelope Jackson, 66, is standing trial at Bristol Crown Court accused of the murder of her 78-year-old husband David at their home in Parsonage Road, Berrow, Somerset, on February 13 this year.
Jackson admits manslaughter but denies murder in an incident which happened just three months after police were called to the house about an argument the couple had about Mr Jackson's pacemaker control.
She was arrested after making a 999 call to police in which she told a call handler she had stabbed Mr Jackson "three times".
In the call played to the jury, Jackson was asked not to stab Mr Jackson again, to which she replied, "Why?"
She then told the handler he was "not paid enough to deal with this" and said she had stabbed her husband once and then did it again when "he said I wouldn't do it again".
She added that she had stabbed him three times.
Jackson told the handler: "I thought I'd got his heart, well I didn't then, I got him twice in the abdomen."
Body-worn footage from the officers who arrested Jackson following the call showed her telling them she "should have stabbed him more".
In the footage, Jackson can be seen answering the door before being arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and put in handcuffs.
Directing the officers to the kitchen, where she said her husband was lying on the floor, Jackson said: "There's nothing nasty in there. I admit it all."
After an officer said to call an ambulance, Jackson can be heard on the footage saying "no, no, no, I should have stabbed him a bit more".
A second piece of body-worn footage played to the jury saw Jackson arriving at a custody suite and telling officers she was "very sorry" for being a "nuisance".
Jackson claims her husband was coercive and controlling and also physically violent towards her during their 24-year marriage.
She told the court on Tuesday that the couple first got together during her second marriage, to a man who had taken his own life after finding out about her affair with Mr Jackson.
Jackson told the jury during her evidence that after her second husband's death, she married Mr Jackson and had to hide evidence of her previous life, including love letters and pictures, after fearing they would be destroyed following an incident where he took an axe to the couple's furniture.
She told the court her youngest daughter from her second marriage called Mr Jackson "daddy" at his insistence, and added: "He was a brilliant daddy to her."
'He's in the kitchen bleeding to death with any luck'
Footage shown to the court showed the moment Ms Jackson was arrested while refusing to help her 'abusive' husband as he lay dying on the kitchen floor.
And at the end of the prosecution case, the judge authorised the release of a chilling 18 minute 999 call that was played to the jury - alongside bodycam footage of her arrest.
Ms Jackson is heard telling operators who asked his whereabouts: "He is in the kitchen bleeding to death with any luck."
She repeatedly tells the operator she doesn't want any help or wants to help her husband in any way to stem the bleeding.
She added: "I am not doing anything to help him.
"He deserves everything he has got - I accept everything that is coming my way. I might just go and do it again. I did it the once and then he said 'I wouldn't do it again' so I did it twice more.
She also tells the operator she thought she had stabbed him in the heart - but added: "He doesn't have one."
Defendant got tattoo reading 'property of David Jackson'
Defendant Penelope Jackson told the jury her husband was so jealous when they first met she got "property of David Jackson" tattooed on her bottom.
David and Penelope Jackson first got together when she was still married to a previous partner, the court heard
She claimed Mr Jackson then became very jealous of her that would often lead to outbursts of violence. And she said she went to extreme lengths to try and 'reassure him.'
She added: "He was so jealous. He was so secure in some parts, but so insecure in others that he thought I would pack my bags any minute and rush off with another person. I never gave him reason to think that.
"I wanted to reassure him so I tattooed 'property of David John Jackson.' I wanted to stop the constant jealousy and unfounded 'what are you going to do?' All the things he was feeling, I felt it would persuade him.
"No-one would to go out and see me with that printed on my bum.
"He was very pleased and thought it was a very nice Christmas present."
Before the defendant took to the witness stand, defence solicitor Clare Wade QC, opened her case.
She told the jury: "This case is about domestic abuse, control and ultimately entrapment. Domestic abuse is not physical all of the time."
Ms Wade said the 999 call played to the jury was evidence of her client "losing her self control because of the way she had been treated."
She added: "Not just on that day but over a far, far longer period of time. This marriage lasted 24 years up until the time Mr Jackson was killed."
She described what happened on the night of 13 February as the "straw that broke the camel's back."
She added: "She lost control and stabbed her husband. She did not intend to kill him or cause serious harm. 24 years culminated in the events of 13 February and were brought to a head on that day.
"As she said to call handler, it seemed like a drastic solution, but she also said 'I've had enough.' She lost all ability and sense of self and identity by the time she lashed out at David.
"She knew where she was going but said 'my life in prison is preferable to what it was now.'"
Ms Wade said the defendant had a "distorted sense of loyalty and need to protect others" which was why she never revealed the extent of her abuse.
"Just because there is no history of police call outs does not mean Penelope Jackson was not being abused."
The trial continues and Penelope Jackson will return to the witness stand this afternoon.